The Lehigh Valley Contractors Association has been involved in major construction projects in the Lehigh Valley since its incorporation in 1940.  It represents a membership of commercial, industrial and institutional general contractors, sub-contractors and specialty contractors in the four county areas of Northampton, Lehigh, Monroe, and Carbon.

Construction Manager

Construction Manager

Greg L. Butz - President & CEO

P.O. Box 509
  Allentown, PA 18105-0509
  Phone: (610)395-6871
  Fax:(610) 395-3363

   Contact:Margaret McConnell


In business for over 95 years, Butz is a full service, highly diversified CM firm with a wide range of construction experience.  The spectrum of services offered includes Construction Management (GMP and Agency Formats), design/build, master planning, emergency repairs and insurance-related property damage.

Specialties: Construction Management Services

General Contractor

General Contractor

  Kevin Schultz – President

1540 Chestnut Street
   Emmaus, PA 18049-0449

   Phone: (610) 967-2141
   Fax: (610) 965-5798

Kevin Schultz
Will Fellmeth


A fully equipped union general contractor.  We have a thorough working knowledge of our industry and are capable of self-performing many aspects of the work with our own forces.  Established in 1949, we specialize in commercial, institutional and heavy industrial construction.


  • General Building Contractor
  • Construction Management/Design Build
  • Heavy concrete Work
  • Carpentry/Millwork

Architectural Metal Fabricator

Misc. Metals, Ornamental Fabrications

P.O. Box 251
   Keystone Avenue
   Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972-0251
   William Miller – President
   Phone: (570) 385-3460
   Fax: (570) 385-5261

  Contact:William L. Miller


Architectural metals fabricator specializing in steel stairs of all types, including monumental stair work.  Railings manufacturer of custom designs in steel aluminum, stainless steel, and bronze.  Custom ornamental ironwork.

Architectural Metal Fabricators

46 Line Street
   Dunmore, PA 18512
   Phone:    (570)343-2436
   Fax: (570) 343-4915
  Contact: Bob McGregor


Focusing on technically difficult jobs with fast turnarounds McGregor Architectural Iron is a fabricator and installer of miscellaneous iron, glass, ornamental, stainless/aluminum and steel railings, stair towers and light structural steel. We sell primarily to construction managers. With about 100 employees, we do our own detail, fabricate and erection.

Concrete Construction

Concrete Contractor

130 Quaker Lane
   Malvern, PA 19355
   Jim Dolente, Jr. - President
   Phone: (610) 695-8800
   Fax: ( 610) 695-8678

  Contact: Jim Dolente,Jr.


Since 1969, Madison Concrete Construction has been delivering quality concrete construction. From General Contractors to individual owners, their client list reads as who's who in major building projects.

At Madison, they pride themselves on the caliber of their craftsman, the responsiveness of their service, and doing the job right the first time, every time.


  • Concrete Foundations
  • Concrete Structures
  • Flat Work

Crane Rental Service

Crane Rental Services

1089 Van Reed Road
   Reading, PA 19605
   Jeremy Dickinson - Vice President
   Phone: (610) 376-6367
   Fax: (610) 373-3859


We are a family owned business, and we extend a sense of family tradition to our customers. For sixty years, our always growing number of customers have come to know us as the area's single most dependable and reliable crane service. With every load, Dickinson carries a tradition of excellence, backed by a total commitment to our customers needs. We offer customer service and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Refer to our website to review all the services I.B.Dickinson&Sons provide.

Electrical Contractors

Albarell Electric, Inc. is an electrical contractor based in the Lehigh Valley that performs high quality work in eastern Pennsylvania and Northern New Jersey. Our capabilities include everything from plan spec

  • Commercial and industrial installations
  • Medium Voltage
  • Life Safety Systems
  • Security Systems
  • Telecommunications
  • Control Wiring

Albarell Electric, Inc. is a union electrical contractor serving the Greater Lehigh Valley and other nearby markets since 1937. We specialized in commercial, industrial and institutional applications as well as design build projects. In addition to electrical construction and 24-hour service we consider ourselves a single source solution for many other services:

  • Generator & UPS Installation and Repair
  • Telephone & Data Wiring
  • Video and Fiber Optic Cabling
  • Service Upgrades&Code Violations Correction
  • Process Equipment Wiring and Controls
  • High Voltage Experience
  • Site Lighting Design
  • Infrared and Ultrasonic Testing
  • Oil Sample&Transformer Testing
  • Battery Testing
  • Electrical Panel Construction
  • Fire Alarm&Security Installation

In addition to handling the sale of motors, AC/DC drives, pumps, hoists and power tools, our motor shop offers a wide-range of in-house repair services that include rebuilding and rewinding motors, pumps, tools and welders.


Electrical Contractor

  Terry Simpson – President

P.O. Box 88
  Allentown, PA 18105-0088

  Contact: Alex Maggitti, Jr.
Vice President
  Phone: (610) 434-9595
  Fax: (610) 435-0933


Established in 1920, Orlando Diefenderfer Electric remains as one of the largest and most respected electrical and telecommunications contractors in our region.

Our range of services include all aspects of our industry including:

  • High Voltage
  • Commercial Wiring
  • Industrial and Control
  • Telecommunications
  • Telephone Systems
  • Life Safety Systems
  • Residential Wiring

Our highly skilled workforce of over 250 field personnel has allowed us to complete some of the areas largest and most complex projects.

Our fleet of over 25 services vans allows us to service our customers small job needs in a timely and efficient manner.

If you would like additional information contact us at (610) 434-9595 or fax us at (610) 435-0933.

Electrical Contractor

1325 Clay Street
   Bethlehem, PA 18018

  Contact: Luke R. Cunningham - President
  Terry Simpson – President
  Phone: (610) 867-4181
  Fax: (610) 865-5963


The merger of West Side Electric and R.L.Hammer Electric on February 1, 2000 marked the beginning of a new era of the third generation of family leadership. Today with nearly 100 employees, West Side-Hammer Electric has earned a reputation for a high level of quality work and superior customer service in the commercial, industrial, religious, institutional, communication and service markets while maintaining a focus on residential maintenance.


  • Residential
  • Institutional/Religious
  • Commercial/Industrial
  • Design/Build
  • Licensed and insured for all Lehigh Valley municipalities

West Side Hammer Electric maintains a “High Quality” reputation with our clients. Should your company decide to utilize our services, rest assured, your projects will be given this same level of quality.

Finishes Contractor

Finishes Contractor

2 City Center
   645 Hamilton Street, Suite 300
   Allentown, PA 18101
   L. Charles Marcon – C.E.O.
   Thomas Chapman – President
   Phone: (610) 866-5959
   Fax: (484) 860-3810


Duggan and Marcon, Inc. is the premier Finishes Contractor in Eastern Pennsylvania. Founded in 1929, it is owned and run by second and third generation family members of the founders. Pride in performance and workmanship is the reason why this company has an abundance of loyal craftsmen and customers.

Duggan and Marcon serves the market on commercial, industrial, and institutional projects. Our specialties include: Metal Stud Framing, Gypsum Drywall, Carpentry, Composite Metal, Acoustic Ceilings, Lath and Plaster and E.I.F.S. Spray Fireproofing.

We routinely complete the largest, most technically difficult jobs, and the jobs with very aggressive schedules, and we do it on time and to the customer’s satisfaction. The small, easy, ordinary jobs are done with the same attention and enthusiasm.

Owners, General Contractors, Construction Managers, and Architects have been coming to Duggan and Marcon again and again for over 88 years because we do what they need better than anyone, every time.

Fire Protection, Alarm, Sprinkler and
Extinguisher Contractors

Oliver Fire Protection & Security
Fire Protection Contractors

501 Feheley Drive
   King Of Prussia, PA 19406-2690
   Phone: (610) 277-1331
   Fax: (610) 277-2837

  Contact Steve Oliver
  Phone: (610) 277-1331 x369


We are a third-generation family business providing full service fire protection including inspections and service. We also have an integrated alarm design and installation division, Oliver Alarm Systems. We have been in business since 1957 and have become known for our professional approach to budgeting, estimating, project management, installation and service. Our success has been predicated upon our company-wide philosophy; stressing each person's knowledge and commitment to provide the owner with the property protection he deserves while maintaining economical engineering excellence. We are a "Can-Do" company and no job is too small nor any project too large.

Installation of Fire Protection Systems

2130 Spring Street
  West Lawn, PA 19609
  Phone:   (610) 670-3960
  Fax: (610) 670-3962

  ContactRussell L. Swinehart,
Vice President


S.A. Comunale has worked hard to become a leader in the Fire Protection and Mechanical Contracting industries. Our formula for success is very simple: Provide high quality work and excellent service at competitive prices while meeting demanding schedules.

S.A. Comunale has been successful in providing one-source solutions for local, regional, and nationwide companies for over 30 years.

S.A.Comunale work as true partners with building owners, general contractors, architects, and engineers to insure their needs are met. So whether you are seeking expertise in fire protection and/or mechanical services, the professionals at S. A. Comunale provide the solutions you need. These services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Fire Sprinklers
  • Fire Alarms
  • Fire Pumps
  • Fire Hydrants
  • Backflow Preventers
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Plumbing
  • Process Piping
  • Heating
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ventilation
  • Controls
  • Water Heaters
  • Air Units
  • Chillers
  • Rooftop Units

Flooring and Carpeting Sales
& Installation


1206 N. Sherman Street
   Allentown, PA 18109
   Kevin Hausman, President
   Phone: (610)434-0161
   Fax: (610)437-9111


Metro invites you to visit its Design Center and meet their designers and staff. Metro Design Center, with its many room settings, will assist you in deciding on the many draperies, flooring's and carpeting to decorate your residents, office or business.


Architectural Glass and Glazing

105 Limekiln Road
   P.O.Box 237
   Bechtelsville, PA 19505
   Todd Eddy, Vice-President
   Phone: (610) 369-1028
   Fax: (610) 369-5023

  Contact:Todd Eddy


We are a glass and glazing contractor whose territory is Eastern PA, South Jersey and Delaware. Our specialty is custom storefront, curtain walls, slope glazing, skylights, entrances and fabricating custom Tubelite Doors (Wide Stile 5" Rails, Medium Stile 4" Door Rails, Monumental Doors and narrow Stile 2 1/8" Door Rails) with special hardware.

Hutt's Glass has all of their glass custom cut to their specifications from a glazier and shipped ready to install. Hutt's Glass has their own fabrication shop where they construct their own framing.

Innovative Repair and Maintenance

Innovative Specialty Services

3773 Corporate PArkway/Suite 390
  Center Valley, PA 18034
  Anthony Scarcia – President
  Phone: (610) 798-9977
  Fax: (610) 797-7263

  Contact Jeff Smith

Innovative repair and maintenance services available to discriminating owners on an ongoing basis and which provide solutions for the most demanding of applications including:

  • Reconstruction/Restoration
  • Specialty Finishes
  • Building Preservation
  • Waterproof Membranes
  • Corrosion Control Systems
  • Epoxy Injection Repair
  • Concrete Carbon Fiber Reinforcement
  • Condition Surveys
  • Reinforced Fiberglass
  • Epoxy Walls/Ceilings
  • Polymer Resin Systems
  • Secondary Containment Linings
  • Contractual Maintenance Programs
  • Hazardous Materials Abatement
  • Program Management

Allied Maintenance Technologies’ broad-based experience and specialized knowledge has been applied to clean rooms, manufacturing and chemical plants,laboratories, pharmaceutical facilities, food processing plants, waste treatment facilities, parking decks, walkways, building facades, piers and bridges.


Masonry Contractors

1440 North 9th Street
   Reading, PA 19604-1899
   Phone: (610) 375-0735
   Fax: (610) 375-6834   

  Contact:Wilson J. Eshbach


Eshbach Brothers, a family-owned business since 1913, specializes in commercial and public construction; but also works on residences and restorations. The company is recognized for craftsmanship and on-time service. The company has become the largest masonry contractor in Berks County by utilizing the best construction techniques, materials, and craftsmanship.

Eshbach Brothers is committed to providing the best value for their customers. This is done by having a well trained workforce and using the finest materials. The business was built on honesty and integrity.

Masonry Contractor

P.O. Box 405
   Emmaus, PA 18049-0405
   Vicki Ellis – Secretary/Treasurer
   Phone: (610) 967-3660
   Fax: (610) 965-5813



Roth and Ellis is a certified,100% Women Owned Business, and also a Small Diverse Business that has been in the Masonry Contracting business since 1954. Providing both Commercial Masonry and Institutional Masonry in the Lehigh Valley for five decades, Roth and Ellis are experts in using brick, block, glass block, stone, limestone, granite, and cast stone. Having established a strong company base and solid reputation in the masonry industry, Roth and Ellis has become known as a company that can be called upon to meet demanding project needs such as Northampton County Prison, Lehigh Valley Hospital- Muhlenberg Campus, Air Products and Chemicals, Lehigh County Government Center and educational facilities at Lehigh University, Moravian College, Muhlenberg College and DeSales University with fast track schedules.

Mechanical Contractors

Mechanical Contractor

7165 Ambassador Drive
   Allentown, PA 18106
   Rick Perosa – President
   Phone: (610) 530-2600
   Fax: (610) 530-2635

   Contact: Rick Perosa, President


Estblished in 1973, H.T. Lyons Inc. is a $50 million, 350-person mechanical contracting, engineering and service firm that in January 1998 became a wholly owned subsidiary of PPL Energy Services.

H.T. Lyons employs the finest sheet metal mechanics, pipe fitters, plumbers and millwrights in Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey. At the 95,000-square-foot fabrication shop in the Lehigh Valley, these talented craftsmen produce the area's highest quality piping and ductwork.

The diversity of the entire professional staff enables H.T. Lyons to provide full engineering, construction and maintenance services for both commercial and industrial projects.

Industrial, Commercial and
Special Coating Painting Contractors

Painting&Wall Covering

  Peter Dectis – President

450 Harrison Street
   Allentown, PA 18103
   Phone: (610) 821-0360
   Fax: (610) 821-1008

   Contact Peter N. Dectis


30 years experience, specializing in commercial and industrial painting, wallcovering, and special coatings.

Industrial and Commercial Specialty Services

850 Jennings Street
   Bethlehem, PA 18017
   Phone: (610) 866-0923
   Fax: (610) 866-4065

   Contact Dean Zarnas,
  Vice President or


With over 60 years of experience, G.C. Zarnas is a leading certified QS-1, QP-1, QP-2 and QP-8 national contractor that performs industrial and commercial services including the application of high performance and specialty coatings, industrial painting, tank linings, intumescent and cementitious fireproofing, waterproofing, abrasive and sand blasting services, asbestos and lead abatement, as well as scaffolding.

A third-generation privately owned and operated industrial and commercial services firm, G.C. Zarnas performs multi-million dollar maintenance and new construction specialty coatings to the power, petrochemical, chemical, marine, government, water and waste treatment industries, while providing coatings and restoration services to the interior and exterior of a multitude of commercial and historical structures.

Safety is our top priority as evident by our Experience Modification Rate (EMR), which falls well below the industry standard. This commitment to safety is based on caring for our employees, the clients we are perform work for, and the communities in which we operate.

Painting Contractor

P.O Box 20287
  Lehigh Valley, PA 18002-0287
  Phone: (610) 837-6711
  Fax: (610) 837-9417


L.Z. Painting Company is a family owned business that has been performing high quality Painting in the Lehigh Valley Area for the Past 38 years. L.Z. Painting install protective coating on all types of commercial and industrial building and structures.

L.Z. highly skilled Painters offer a full service and are trained to perform safely to meet the needs of their customers.

Specializing in:

  • Interior Painting
  • Exterior Painting
  • Sandblasting
  • Pressure Washing
  • Caulking
  • Commercial Structures
  • Industrial Structures
  • Institutional Structures
  • Bridges

Sealant and Water Repellent

Masonry Contractors

1440 North 9th Street
   Reading, PA 19604-1899
   Phone: (610) 375-0735
   Fax: (610) 375-6834   

  Contact:Wilson J. Eshbach


Eshbach Brothers, a family-owned business since 1913, specializes in commercial and public construction; but also works on residences and restorations. The company is recognized for craftsmanship and on-time service. The company has become the largest masonry contractor in Berks County by utilizing the best construction techniques, materials, and craftsmanship.

Eshbach Brothers is committed to providing the best value for their customers. This is done by having a well trained workforce and using the finest materials. The business was built on honesty and integrity.

Site Excavators

Site Excavators

Louise M. Schomp-Smith – President
David E. Schomp III – Vice - President

1800 Wood Avenue
   Easton, PA 18042
   Phone: (610) 253-4265
   Fax: (610) 253-9551


Since 1921 Bean Inc. Contractors has been providing a wide range of services to the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas. Careful consideration is always given to every project from simple excavation to major land development.  The goal is to complete every project on time and within budget along with the highest level of service.

  • Site Work
  • Utility Excavation
  • Single Source Excavating Solutions
  • Water – Storm – Sanitary
  • Underground electric lines
  • Piling Systems
  • Equipment Rentals
  • Shoring systems
  • Soldier piles and lagging
  • Sheet piling
  • "H" bearing pile
  • Air compressors
  • Backhoes
  • Bulldozers
  • Cranes
  • Excavators
  • Final Cleaning
  • Loaders
  • Road plates
  • Snow Plowing
  • Tractor
  • Trailers
  • Trucks (Single axle, tandem, and Triaxle)

Site Contractor

John B. Haines 4th – President

P.O. Box 196
   Skippack,   PA 19474-0196
   Phone: (610) 584-8500
   Fax: (610) 584-5432

   Contact John B Haines 4th, President


The H&K Group is a family of vertically integrated companies with 62 operations from 52 locations throughout the eastern half of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland. Strategically providing construction aggregates and materials, asphalt materials, asphalt paving, ready mix concrete, block, retaining walls, site construction, and demolition services requires quality people uniquely capable of adding value and converting problems into opportunities.

Steel Fabrication and Erection

Steel Fabrication and Erection

8649 Paint Mill Road
  Slatington, PA 18080
  Phone: (610) 760-0588
  Fax: (610) 760-9066

   Contact Luke T. Szoke


Structural and Miscellaneous Steel Fabrication and Erection

  • Quality Fabrication of steel.
  • Over 30 years experience.
  • Projects completed as large as 2500 tons.
  • Resident Certified Welding Inspector.
  • AISC Certified Standard for Steel Building Structures.
  • All welders are AWS certified for D1.1.

© 2020 Lehigh Valley Contractors Association